Low-Maintenance - Page 2 of 5

  • Design

    Covering Ground With Creeping Plants

    These herbaceous ground covers spread quickly and are easy-care favorites

  • Design

    Tips to Design a Low-Maintenance Garden

    Three great ways to decrease chores and increase enjoyment of your landscape

  • Plant Guide

    ‘Forest Frost’ spiderweb hens & chicks


    Sempervivumarachnoideum 'Forest Frost'

    Hens & chicks make a charming addition to any container, rock garden, or footpath.

  • Plant Guide

    Blazing star, gayfeather

    Liatrus spicata

    This hardy herbaceous perennial has grass-like, strappy leaves and 3- to 5-foot-tall spikes of purple-pink flowers in late summer and early fall.

  • Plant Guide

    ‘Little Honey’ oakleaf hydrangea

    Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Little Honey’

    Oakleaf hydrangeas are tough and reliable; have great foliage, flowers, and fall color; and provide stems of dried flowers in winter.

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    Festival™ Burgundy corydaline

    Cordyline hybrida var. JURred 'Festival™ Burgundy'

    This basal branching cordyline combines the rugged easy-care attributes of its cordyline cousins with an unusual mix of shiny dark color, compact bushy form, short stems and cascading grass-like leaves.

  • Plant Guide

    ‘Black’ hens & chicks

    Sempervivum 'Black'

    Hens & chicks are always a welcome sight, and this exciting 'Black' variety is a newer take on the old favorite.

  • Plant Guide

    Chinese buttonbush, glossy adina

    Adina rubella

    This 6- to 8-foot-tall, deciduous shrub is grown for its glossy leaves and spiky, round, creamy-white flowers that appear in early to midsummer.

  • Plant Guide

    Heaven Scent® gardenia

    Gardenia augusta ‘MADGA 1’

    This gardenia cultivar features a very tight, upright form that is perfect for smaller gardens.

  • Plant Guide


    Leucanthemella serotina

    This late-blooming perennial is a go-to for shots of crisp white and happy yellow in the fall garden.